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Formal title:
John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) papers
Extent:
15.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1871-1900 (bulk 1881-1900)
Abstract:
John Nicholas Brown (1861-1900) was the eldest son of John Carter Brown and Sophia Augusta (Brown) Brown, members of one of the most prominent and distinguished families in Rhode Island. The papers reflect John Nicholas Brown's passion for the arts, travel, Europe, yachts, and philanthropic and civic activities.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2007.010
Formal title:
Brown University Christian Association records
Extent:
34.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1881-1969
Abstract:
The Brown Christian Association records contain material relating to various issues in which the BCA was involved, such as disarmament and conscientious objectors during World War II, various relief organizations for post-war Europe, and organizations that provided aid to poor children in the United States. The collection includes annual reports, journals, and newsletters produced by the organization; correspondence and files of K. Brooke Anderson and Joe Wang; records related to campus activities during World War II; peace activities; and subject files. The materials are dated from 1881 to 1969.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1Q.C1
Formal title:
Brown University Department of Chemistry records
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
circa 1950-1989
Abstract:
The Brown University Department of Chemistry records contain administrative files dated from circa 1950 to 1987. These files include annual reports, correspondence, materials regarding the chemistry department curriculum and the students enrolled in the department, and information regarding the Metcalf Laboratory.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZCH.2
Formal title:
Brown University Department of Music records
Extent:
16.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1858-2009 (bulk 1919-1962)
Abstract:
The Brown University Department of Music records contain materials related to the Department dated from circa 1898 to 2009, with most of the materials dated from 1919 to 1962. The materials include concert programs, correspondence, office files, programs, publications, recordings and surveys.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZMU.1
Formal title:
Brown University Library Special Collections files
Extent:
26.0 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1932-1986
Abstract:
The Brown University Library Special Collections files contain correspondence which as been arranged alphabetically in the first series and chronologically in the second series. The correspondence is dated from circa 1932 to 1986.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1X.5
Formal title:
Brown University Special Events Department files
Extent:
16.25 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1973-2001
Abstract:
The Brown University Special Events Department files pertain to campus events that took place from 1973 through 2001 and include presidential inaugurations, campus center openings, lecture series, commencements (1994-1996), and the Providence Journal/Brown University Public Affairs Conference. The collection contains correspondence, financial documents, lists of speakers, speeches, schedules, programs, seating arrangements, menus, videos and photographs.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZSE-1
Formal title:
Brown University Placement Office records
Extent:
1.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1937-1943
Abstract:
The Brown University Placement Office records contain correspondence related to the Office's mission of assisting Brown graduates in finding employment. Included are letters to local businesses such as the Gorham Company as well as letters to newspapers, insurance, and manufacturing companies such as the New York Times, Prudential Insurance, and General Motors. The correspondence is dated from circa 1937 to 1943.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF-1ZPL-2
Formal title:
John Buchan papers
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1898-1958
Abstract:
The John Buchan Papers contain approximately 150 items covering the years 1898-1958. Most of the collection contains letters written by John Buchan to W.M. Colles and Sir Henry Newbolt. A selection of 5 published works by John Buchan are included as well as photographs.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Buchan
Formal title:
Bureau of Business Research records
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1919-1939
Abstract:
The Bureau of Business Research records contain reports and correspondence related to the mission of developing a close relationship between the Department of Economics at Brown University and the Rhode Island business and manufacturing community. The reports chiefly concern labor turnover and the jewelry industry in Rhode Island. Correspondents include well known Rhode Island firms such as the Brown and Sharpe Manufacturing Company, the Davol Rubber Company, and the Gorham Manufacturing Company. The records are dated from 1919 to 1939.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1ZBR.1
Formal title:
William H. Cameron Civil War papers
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1862-1886
Abstract:
The William H. Cameron papers consist of approximately 100 items, most of which pertain to Cameron's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Cameron

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